Ranchi (By our correspondent): Jharkhand Governor Draupadi Murmu said that the state has played a vital role in the development of the nation. Delivering her chief guest speech at the function organised on the state formation day at the Morhabadi grounds of the state capital she said that Jharkhand is now entering in its 19th year and has set many milestones in the last 18 years of formation. Apart from making progress in many areas the state has also played a vital role in the development of the nation and now the state was shinning like a star at the world level. She said that the state government was working to realize the dreams of the forefathers who wanted a strong and prosperous Jharkhand and was working to fulfil the aspirations of the people. She said that the development works would be executed in the right and effective manner which would bring quality changes in the lives of the people.
Ms Murmu said that to ensure that schemes are realized on the ground in a better manner for which the cooperation of the people was also a must. The governor said that all needed to come together to fight the problems of education, health, poverty, unemployment and migration. She said that for the benefits of the students studying in the colleges and universities of the state to provide them with all
necessary information and help a chancellor portal has been started.
The governor said that to remove the poverty and unemployment from the state the government was filing up vacant posts in the various departments and under Prime Minister Skill Development Scheme the youth of the state are being made skilled while apart from that small and cottage industries are being encouraged and self-help groups are being provided bank linkages for self-employment. Adding further the Governor said that to make the women of the state strong and self reliant they are being linked with Aajivika Mission so that they can come out of power as part of which their skills are being improved and financial help is being also provided to them through easy bank loans so that they can stand on their feet.
Ms Murmu said that the state government was working with dedication to make the state clean and it was the result of the dedication of the government that awareness of the people towards cleanliness has been increased. She said that under the cleanliness survey for the 2018 Jharkhand has been ranked number one in the area of works undertaken for development. She said that under the Swach
Bharat Abhiyaan personal toilets, urinals and community toilets have been constructed in which the sakhi mandals have played their vital role. She said that the contribution of the women took shape of a movement due to which the state managed to achieve good
results for the targets set under the Swach Bharat Abhiyaan.
The Governor said that the women of the state were trained to work as woman masons and these women are playing a vital role in toilet construction. The work of these woman masons also came to be appreciated by the central government and it is being adopted by the other states which were a matter for pride for Jharkhand.